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Bennington Banner (Newspaper) - May 26, 1966, Bennington, Vermont Hunnington Banner Friday May 27, 1966 fiery hot red sox nine open series in Washington in hic k Dew Chi sports writer Doston up a the Boston red sox who would obviously rather Hustle than lose open a Brief Road trip in Washington tonight in a bid to keep the Pace that has brought them seven wins in their last eight games Billy Herman s heroes made it two out of three from the Minnesota twins and five wins in six Home stand starts in a 7-2 Victory at Fenway thursday. Earl Wilson in one of his Fin est pitching exhibitions had a two hitter for six innings and a shutout for eight before gaining his fifth win and fourth Complete game. Wilson one of baseball s Best hitting pitchers also played a major role in the red sox offence. He delivered a key single in the midst of a winning four run second inning rally collected his fifth run batted in of the season on a sixth inning sacrifice Fly and Drew a walk to Advance another run into scoring position in the ninth. 11 on a Valley horse show so for memorial Day the Lith annual Hoosac Valley horse show sponsored by the couples club of the first Baptist Church will be held memorial Day beginning at 8 30 , at the horse show grounds on route 22 near the Hoosick Falls Central school. Thirty three classes will be included one of which is a new class adult horsemanship which is in the Competition for the first time. A special attraction will be tie appearance of Lee Gray of station try. A program director and disc jockey of the James Martin of Lenox mass. Will be Blacksmith. The show is managed under the rules and regulations of the american horse show association and has for Many years von the highest rating for local horse shows. The red sox meanwhile knocked Jim Grant out in the second to hand him his fifth loss in eight decisions. Grant whose lifetime record against Boston was lowered Only slightly to 17-9, had beaten the Ped sox five straight last year but is 0-2 against them this season. Rico Petrocelli who could wind up with More homers than any other Lead off Batter in baseball history socked his eighth to launch the Boston attack. But it was the four runs in the second that proved decisive As Dalton Jones Mike Ruan and Wilson collected singles Joe Foy had a big triple into the flagpole neighbourhood and Carl Yastrzemski a two run double. Twins manager Sam Mele had pretty Good Luck going to his bullpen after that but it was much too late for the skidding twins who have lost six times in their last seven tries. The weekend pitching rotation in Washington lists Bob Sadow ski 0-0 for his first american league Start today with Jose Santiago 4-1 Herman a saturday Choice and Jerry Stephenson 2-3 going sunday. Sabers meet Msj in Wal title drive Bennington Catholic will try to continue its drive toward a Western Vermont league baseball title tie at 4 . Today when the sabers take on it. St. Joseph at Welling Field in North Bennington. Victories in the three games remaining to be made up would put the sabers in a tie with Rutland High. The mounties Are still looking for their first league win. When the two teams met Early in the season and . Moore led a seven hit attack that downed Msj 8-3. Coach Frank Bizzarro of chs said this morning that he plans to Start Alan Plante on the Mound. Other starting positions will be Moore Catcher . Moore first Tim Racicot second Steve Rice third Dennis Hart shortstop Don Chaffin left Scott Racicot Center and Steve Lebarron right. Saber batters will probably face the mounties John Champine. Wasted Effort a this fourth inning collision Between Arlington Catcher Don Marsh and North Bennington a John Peckham helped no one yesterday. Peckham came Home from third on a third strike bunt by Steve Corcoran left and was unaware that the Ball had gone foul automatically making the third out in the inning. Marsh grabbed the Ball and tagged Peckham to make sure. Sullivan Arlington eagles upset by North Bennington Beni victorious at Mccann april athlete picked by sportswriters Burlington a outstanding station Gray will entertain and efforts in track and baseball sign autographs. Have earned april athlete of the refreshments will be sold by month honors for Bob Barnett members of the club from the of Bellows Falls High school snack bar located on the grounds and Bob Cronin of the University the show has two rings and at Vermont features classes for Hunters the april selections Start the jumpers morgans and Western second year of the athlete of riders. A trophy and ribbons Are awarded in All classes except two stake classes where Cash prizes Are Given. This year s show is teeing dedicated in the memory of mrs. Helen Chamberlain who was its Secretary until her sudden death last week. Mrs. Harry von Haggle or. Is show chairman Fred Schiniger show manager and mrs. James f. Smith treasurer. Glen s. Rowland will serve As ringmaster. Christopher Wadsworth of Holicong pa., will be judge for All classes. Mrs. Clayton Waterbury of Watervliet will be Steward and i aul Bailey of Troy announcer. Or. Robert Henderson of North Adams mass., will be resident veterinarian and the month award which is a project of the Vermont sportscasters and sportswriters association. The project was started last september and the seven monthly winners were honoured at tile athlete of the year banquet held at the Montpelier elks Lodge. The second year of the project will cover athlete performances from april through next March. Holes in one Dorset a two golfers scored holes in one at the Dorset Field club during the pact week. W a. Barrows Sank one on the eighth Hole sunday and . I Enn recorded his Ace tuesday on the 17th Hole. Barnett 17, is being hailed As one of the Best milers and two milers to come out of the Bellows Falls area. During april he was credited with a 4 26.7 mile and a 9 47.3 two mile. He has since bettered the last time. Because of his outstanding times Barnett has left his Competition far behind and has yet to be seriously pushed. Cronin a senior batted .500 during the month of april and was the top hitter in the rugged Yankee conference. In the five games played by the catamounts in april Cronin banged out la hits in 22 at bats hitting safely in All five games. He hit a Home run against Norwich and scored the first run allowed by Connecticut Sace Tom Lawton in 43 innings. Other nominations were Ion Dimick Hardwick Academy baseball Tadd Redman of a of St. Albans baseball Tom Clark Middlebury College baseball and Fred beams Middlebury College Lacrosse. 60 openings available in Bennington Tennis clinic by John Sull in an North Bennington a North Bennington scored a 7-4 upset Over the Arlington eagles thursday in the teams first meeting of the season. It took this Long for the two Molly Stark league rivals to finally get together after their first scheduled game was rained out Early in the month. The governors scored a run their first time at Bat when John Peckham singled Home Don Gabrus. In the next inning the eagles tied up the game when Dick Hoyt on after a double against the right Field Bank scored on a single by Pitcher Don Cory. North Bennington established its winning Lead in the fourth. Gabrus led off and ended up on second after Eagle shortstop Keith Clayton overthrew first. After Eddie Baldwin walked Gary Martin hit a single to score Gabrus. Peckham loaded up the bases by hitting into a fielder s Choice that got nobody out. Steve Corcoran hit into a play that forced Baldwin out at Home. But on an attempt to throw Corcoran out at first Eagle Catcher Don Marsh got off a bad toss that went wild and allowed Martin to score. Peckham and Corcoran crossed the plate for the inning s third and fourth run when Alan Sands doubled into right. Peckham stopped a fourth inning Eagle threat by taking a grounder at third forcing a runner out there and throwing to second to wrap up a double play. In the Bottom of the inning Cory came to the Mound without his fast Ball and North Bennington began clobbering everything else he threw. Gabrus hit a curve Ball Over the left Field Bank for the game s Only Home run. Baldwin Drew a second walk then tagged up and ran to second on Martin s deep Fly to Center Field. Peckham hit a fast grounder that took a bad hop and caught shortstop Clayton on the ear. Baldwin scored on the play. Eagle coach Ken Nicholson called time and brought in Jim Webb who threw a no hitter against Whitingham tuesday. The Side was retired when Corcoran bunted foul on a third strike. With two outs in the seventh Arlington tried to close the Gap with two singles and a triple that accounted for three runs. But Gabrus whose control improved in the last two innings struck out Hoyt to end the game. Gabrus struck out eight and walked four. Ari. 010 too 3 a 4 8 5 . 104 200 x a 7 7 2 Cory Webb 4 and Marsh Kenyon and Wickenden. Pro football leagues set for court fight Bennington urea youngsters interested in playing the game of Tennis this summer will once again have the Opportunity of obtaining some instruction in the basics of the game. Halts were announced this week Tor the holding of the annual Bennington Tennis clinic in which up to go boys and girls age to through it will be Able to take part. Serving us director of the clinic this year is Mark Honey of old Bennington. He is succeeding mrs. Rodger l. Randall of 309 weeks St. In the Post who will continue to help on some of the administration but is unable to take full charge because of a health problem. The clinic will begin at 9 . Tuesday tune 21, and will run tuesdays and thursdays for the six weeks until july 28. The youngsters will be divided into beginners More advanced and advanced groups each of which will meet for one hour on the two Days of the week. The clinic will run on the two Days of the week from 9 until noon at the courts at Bennington College which once again is making them available for this purpose. Applications for enrolment May be obtained by calling mrs. Eugene a a. Clark of Crescent Boulevard at 2-2755 or mrs. Randall at 2 2498. Included with the application form is a release which a Parent must sign assuming responsibility for any injury that his or her child might suf m on., tues., wed. And sat. A to . To 6 . Thurs. And Fri. To . To 9 . 7t<eita Street shop Piny a Pla Jiz everybody benefits from our full banking services some of our a a red carpet services Chi kind accounts swings accounts pm Uson i \ business Loans to it in Ages la of i in i Hoa Kment Loans Trust kinds a i Deposit boxes Large parking facilities 0rive-4n window open 3 p in. 5 p in. The Vermont Bank Ano Trust company a Moas tails sunni Tiati Ioimo hmm Mai Tom tact Ishii a Tam Maine Almon Tatami a i9t.ot.no. Fer in connection with the clinic. Honey noted however that the parents Are to be sent a checklist of potential hazards involved in the game of Tennis together with a cautionary note on How these May be avoided. The clinic instructors will also make a special Effort to advise their charges on How to avoid injury to themselves. The clinic. Honey indicated makes no specific charge for its instruction but he said donations will be welcomed at the rate of no More than $1 per child these funds will help defray clinic expenses. An innovation of this years clinic will be announcements Over radio station Watn As to whether or not the courts will be open for play. The courts frequently have to be closed following a rain. As a Public service according to Honey the station will make the announcements on the tuesdays and thursdays Between 8 15 and 8 30. Honey urged that clinic enrollees Check these broadcasts and not Telephone either the College itself or the radio station. The decision on the courts playability he noted will be made by the colleges groundskeeper. Players need to have a Tennis Racket and smooth Soled sneakers. Balls will be supplied by the clinic and help will be Given by the clinic leaders so far As possible to those needing it for transportation and equipment. Clinic instructors besides Honey and mrs. Clark will be mrs. S. Whitney Dickey of Elm Street mrs. Stephen Gilman of Crescent Boulevard mrs. John g. Irons or. Of 215 Grandview St., mrs. Stephen Jesse Man of Carpenter Hill Road and miss Potts of silk Road. Honey praised mrs. Randall for her a Long and faithful Quot leadership of the clinic in the past. Hoosiers defeat Cambridge a Hoosick Falls Young and senior Rick Dowling joined in a four hit pitching Effort thursday to give Hoosick Falls an 8-4 win Over Cambridge. Young held Cambridge scoreless during the five innings he spent on the Mound. He struck out five and walked one. Dowling came in on Relief in the sixth and struck out two walking none. Four of the hoosiers runs came in the third inning. Billy Miller started the rally with a double and scored on a Dowling single. Steve Taber scored Dowling with a hit stole second and came Home himself on a single by Ray Morin. A sacrifice by Young moved Morin to third and he stole Home. Taber was the outstanding Hoosier hitter with two singles and a double. Miller had two doubles. Cam. Too 003 i a 4 4 7 . 114 to x a 8 6 5 Tully Granger 5 and Woodard Young Dowling 6 and Cipperly. Oakland Calif. Up a the two professional football leagues the established National and the upstart american were primed today for a possible court Battle for the services of quarterback roman Gabriel. The first round was fired thursday innocently enough when the los Angeles rams announced the signing of Gabriel to his fifth contract with the nil entry. The release originally said the signing was for the 1966 season. Later the afle a Oakland team reported the signing of the former North Carolina state Flash to a four year contract starting in 1967. Los Angeles president and general manager Daniel f. Reeves initially declined comment on the Oakland signing except to say that Gabriel had signed for the 1966 reason with an option for the following season the year the quarterback would have to report to the raiders. Reeves later amended the statement and said Gabriel had signed with the rams for two years with an option for 1968. In Oakland however Oakland general manager Gordon Stirling said a Gabriel signed the agreement with the raiders on monday May 23, in Oakland. We negotiated the agreement in Good Faith and consider it when told Gabriel had signed a contract with the rams earlier in the Day Stirling said a Elf that is the Case Gabriel has violated our agreement. We do not know for sure that he has signed with the asked if the raiders would go to court if Gabriel is prevented by the nil from playing with Oakland in 1967, he said a if it is the Only recourse we have Gabriel who lives in los Angeles was not available for comment. League officials declined comment but a nil spokesman in new York said he had no knowledge of Gabriel s double signing. He added however that any nil player signing a Legal and binding i960 contract could not play out his option prior to the 1967 season. North Adams mass. A playing errorless Ball thursday Bennington High school took a 6-1 win from Mccann in the final no league game of the season. The catamounts added hits by Joe Gauthier and Dave Krug to Mccann s three walks and two errors in the fourth inning to build a four run Lead that was More than enough to guarantee the win. Beni scored in the fourth when Jim Shoemaker atelier fares lure surgery Baltimore up a Baltimore Catcher Dick Brown May undergo additional brain surgery today to determine the cause of his recurring headaches. A tumor was removed from the base of Browmi a brain on March 7. It was described As a benign and As Large As a Golf the 31-year-old Catcher returned to his , fla., Home after the operation and began scouting duties for the orioles. Frank Cashen the club s executive vice president said Brown began complaining of severe headaches recently and flew to Sinai Hospital Here monday for a series of neurological tests. Hospital authorities refused thursday night to divulge any information concerning Brown s condition or whether surgery was planned for today. Cashen in making the announcement on Brown said surgery could be immediate. A i a a we Johnny poit leads Oklahoma City open Oklahoma City up a Long driving masterful Putter Johnny Pott was alone at the top today at the Start of the second round in the $57,000 Oklahoma City open Golf tournament. And the three men in second place had a Long Way to go to put any Strong pressure on the 30-year-old Gulf Hills miss., pro. Pott hit eight birdies thursday in shooting a sizzling 8-under- 64, it tying the tournament record and giving him a four stroke Lead Over Amateur Craig Metz of Dallas National colonial Winner Bruce Devlin and Young Tom Welskopf of Bedford Ohio. Tony Lerna Harold Henning Johnny Allen and Lou Graham had first round g8s, one stroke ahead of George Archer Ray Floyd Bert Yancey Tommy Jacobs Claude King and Terry Dill. Defending Champion Jack Rule or. Termed his 78 thursday As like Quot a bad Day at the Pott Landing in Only two traps thursday said his comeback from a stray shot on no. 9, which he finally parred was the turning Point in his first round game. Quot i hit a lot of Good Irons starting out Quot Pott said a and i was putting Vance to third on a steal and wild pitch and scored when Mccanns shortstop fumbled a Ball hit by Dave Palmer. Bill Church filling in at second for Krug during the final four innings scored in the seventh on a fielders Choice. Jim Keir and Krug led the catamounts at the plate with two hits each. Keir had a double and a single and Krug had two singles. Beni coach Don Ziter gave most of his Mound staff a piece of the action. Jerry Jepson Steve Rice Earl bump and Krug All pitched. The quartet held Mccann to four hits. Beni 004 too i a 6 8 0 Mccann too too i a i 4 3 Jepson Rice 3krug 5bump 7 and Christie Sweet and toyed. Bus eagles in playoffs two area teams have been placed in the playoffs for state baseball titles and play today and saturday in the Quarter finals. Burr and Burton Seminary seeded seventh in class i travels to Randolph for a game at 2 30 . Today with Hardwick. Hardwick is ranked first in the division with an undefeated season and should be a Tough match for the bulldogs. The Winner of the bus hard Wick game will meet the Winner of the Vergennes a Bristol Quarter final contest. A saturday Arlington travels to Middlebury for an 11 30 . Game with Richford in quarterfinals class m play. The Winner will face the Winner of the proc Tor Swanton game. Beni golfers place second Brandon a Middlebury Union High school defeat Bennington High and Otter Valley in a three team Golf tournament Here thursday. On the strength of medallist John Oxley a 35, Middlebury collected nine team Points. Beni was second with 31 a and Otter Valier third at 21 j. Beni s Dave Wilkenson carded 38 for second individual Low score. Beni Bennington Catholic and Rutland High meet in the teams final tournament of the season june 2 at the it. country club. Indianapolis machines undergo final testing sports Center la orb officially hider Waltham mass. Up a construction of a $750,000 sports Center at Brandeis University was officially underway today. University and civic officials participated thursday in groundbreaking ceremonies for the three Story Structure named of Javery memorials 517 South Street Bennington Vermont All mrs. Ernest h. Javery mrs. Alan la. Page Ter the principal contributor Boston business Rran Josehp m. Linsey. A feature of the building will be an olympic sized swimming Pool outfitted with an underwater Loudspeaker system through which coaches can broadcast instructions to swimmers. The Center also will have Squash courts fencing facilities steam and Sauna rooms. It will be adjacent to the Shapiro gymnasium and connected to the gym by a covered Tunnel. Among guests at the groundbreaking ceremonies were state atty. Gen. Edward w. Brooke Boston University president Harold c. Case Boston celtics Star and Brandeis basketball coach designate . Jones and Norman s. Raab chairman of the Brandeis trustees. Indianapolis. Ind. Up a h or three hours the Indianapolis motor Speedway will be the scene of feverish activity today As most of the 33 starters in mondays 500-mile event take advantage of final carburetion tests under simulated racing conditions. That will be the last change each pit Crew has to tune and test engines and set up the Chassis for the big memorial Day Chase with a $700,000 Jackpot the big prize. There will be no More firing up of engines until they Are rolled into the pits monday morning scarcely two hours before the flying Start of the 50th annual �?o500.&Quot but even after today famed gasoline Alley behind the 2 1-2-mile race track will be humming with last minute activity As each Crew maps strategy and makes final adjustments. Some Drivers like pole Sitter Mario Andretti and Parnelli Jones the 1963 Winner have already made their fuel tests but both May decide on a dress rehearsal a Shakedown cruises to keep their engines tuned. Scotsman Jimmy Clark the defending Champion and again one of the top favourites was expected to make has final test hop along with most of his rivals. Usually the great majority of the Drivers make at least a Token appearance on the track on the last Day of testing a if Only to keep from going but each time a wheel is turned on the ancient Speedway the risk of something happening prevails. Should a major Accident occur it will let a almost impossible to repair a tent up Chassis in time for race Day it would then be up to the management to deride whether to Start with fewer than 33 cars or to permit one of the alternates to join the pack at the rear. Bennington Amoco station Corner North amp River Sis. Now open under new management o. Collins s. Loss c. Clermont

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